B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-40032

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-40032


  • RCL: UX-

MACR: 2363


History of
B-17 42-40032

Delivered Long Beach 8/11/43; Kearney 24/11/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX- ] Podington 27/1/44; Missing in Action Erkner 8/2/44 with Bob Lehner, Co-pilot: George Dopp, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Casella, Radio Operator: Herb Moomaw, Waist gunner: Ed Caton,Tail gunner: Frank Hamilton (6 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Eugene Johnson, Ball turret gunner: Ray Campbell, Waist gunner: Herb Wicker (3 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Dale Kinert (evaded capture); enemy aircraft set cockpit alight then ship exploded, crashed Vauxaillon, seven miles NE of Soissons, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 2363.

Last updated: 28. July 2017


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